Indian Masala okra

 okra /ladyfinger-/bhindi
okra/ lady finger/bhindi

okra/ lady finger /bhindi we all cook in in a different way and always it taste good .okra/ ladyfinger /bhindi is rich in vitamin A,B,C and high in dietary fiber,  low in calories. Stuffed  vegetable gives a different taste , stuffed bhindi/okra with spices and onion is very delicious recipe one of my favorites way to cook and eat bhindi/okra ..Bharwan bhindi goes well with dal rice or parathas. It is a very easy recipe. Indian Masala okra recipe is here

What we need

250-gram okra /bhindi

3 tablespoon besan /chickpea flour

½ teaspoon cumin seed

½ teaspoon dry mango powder or 2 tablespoon lemon juice

1/3 teaspoon red chilli powder

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

1 pinches, asafoetida /hing

1 big size onion sliced

Salt to taste

2 tablespoon oil

How to make

  • Wash okra (bhindi) and dry with the cloth. Cut into 2-inch pieces and make a slit for stuffing.
  • For stuffing in a bowl mix besan red chilli powder, mango powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste, salt add a ½ tsp oil and mix well.
    Stuff the okra with stuffing.
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seed, asafoetida when cumin started crackle add onion stir and cook for a 1 minutes add okra/bhindi cover and cook on low flame for 6-7 minutes or until done stir occasionally.
    Add leftover masala when okra/bhindi is almost done and cook.
  • Serve hot with Roti/paratha  or as a side dish .

Recipe notes

stuffed bhindi/okra can be cooked without  onion and garlic. only you need to skip those steps.

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